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Publications: 2000-2012

    1. Mars M, Ramlall S, Kaliski S (2012). Forensic telepsychiatry: A possible solution for South Africa? African Journal of Psychiatry. Vol 15, July 2012.
    2. Chipps J,Ramlall S, Mars M (2012). Videoconference based education for psychiatry registrars at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. African Journal of Psychiatry. Vol 15, July 2012.
    3. Chipps J, Ramlall S, Mars M (2012). A model for telepsychiatry for South Africa. African Journal of Psychiatry. Vol 15, July 2012.
    4. Chipps J, Ramlall S, Mars M, Madigoe T, King H (2012). Developing telepsychiatry services in a resource constrained environment – an action research study in KwaZulu Natal. African Journal of Psychiatry, Vol 15, July 2012.
    5. Chipps J, Ramlall S, Mars M (2012). Practice guidelines for videoconference-based telepsychiatry in South Africa. African Journal of Psychiatry, Vol 15, July 2012.
    6. Ramlall S (2010). Letter to the editor: Mental Health Services for HIV/AIDS patients versus ARV services for mentally ill HIV/AIDS patients. SAMJ; Vol 100, No 3 March 2010
    7. Ramlall S, Chipps J, Mars M (2010). A survey of the Impact of the South African Mental Health Care Act No. 17 of 2002 on Regional and District Hospitals designated for Mental Health Care in KwaZulu Natal. SAMJ, October 2010, Vol 100, No. 10. Pp667-670.
    8. Paruk S, Ramlall S, Burns JK, (2009)Adolescent onset psychosis: a 2 year retrospective study of adolescents admitted to a general psychiatric unit, Dec 09, SAJP
    9. Naidu T, Ramlall S. (2008) African journal of Psychiatry; November 2008.Establishing psychiatric registrars’ competence in psychotherapy: a portfolio based model.

    10.  Burns J. (2007) The Descent of Madness: Evolutionary Origins of Psychosis and the Social Brain. Routledge Press: Hove, UK.

    11.  Burns, J.K. (2007) Craniofacial change, heterochrony and the evolutionary origins of schizophrenia. International Journal of Biological Psychiatry April, 2007.

    12.  Singh D, Mkize D L. (2006) Psychiatric epidemiology – an introduction. South African Journal of Psychiatry, Vol 12: No 4: 91-93.

    13.  Singh D, Mkize D L. (2006) Psychiatric epidemiology – a historical perspective. South African Journal of Psychiatry, Vol 12: No 4: 94-96.

    14.  Burns, J.K. (2006) The social brain hypothesis of schizophrenia. World Psychiatry, 5 (2): 77-81.

    15.  Burns, J.K. (2006) Psychosis: A costly by-product of social brain evolution in Homo sapiens. Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry 30 (5): 797-814.

    16.  Burns, J.K. (2006) An evolutionary and phenomenological account schizophrenia as a disorder of the social brain. Schizophrenia Research Vol 81 (Supp): 18s.

    17.  Prof Mkize’s Lecture Notes (2004).

    18.  Goba T, Mkize D L. (2004) A culture-sensitive approach to counseling a community with psychological trauma following a train disaster. (Won the World Association of Social Psychiatry Prize, Japan, 7.11.2004) South African Journal of Psychiatry, Vol 10: (3).

    19.  Mkize D L. (2004) Mental Health Services in KwaZulu-Natal. South African Journal of Psychiatry, Vol 10: No 3.

    20.  Burns, J.K. (2004) An evolutionary theory of schizophrenia: cortical connectivity, metarepresentation and the social brain. Behavioural and Brain

    21.  Science Vol 27 (6): 831-55.

    22.  Burns, J.K. (2004) Elaborating the social brain hypothesis of schizophrenia. Behavioral and Brain Science Vol 27 (6): 68-86.

    23.  Mkize D L, Ramlall S, Paruk S. (2004) Spier 2003 Highlights. Serenity, Vol 2: No 1.

    24.  Mkize D L. (2003) Towards an Afrocentric Approach to Psychiatry. South African Journal of Psychiatry, Vol 9: (1) 3 – 6.

    25.  Mkize D L. (2003) Evidence Based Interventions for Dementia in General Practice. South African Journal of Psychiatry, Sept 2003.

    26.  Mkize D L., Ndabeni. (2002) Mass hysteria with pseudoseizures at a high school in South Africa. South African Journal of Psychiatry, Vol 92: (9) 697 – 699.

    27.  Mkize D L. (2002) Community Aspects of Psychoactive Substance Abuse. CME South African Journal of Psychiatry, Vol 20: (1) 726-727.

    28.  Mkize D L. (2001) Community Aspects of Psychopharmacology. South African Journal of Psychiatry, Vol 7: (3) 75.

    29.  Mkize D L. (1998) Amafufunyane – is it a culture-bound syndrome? South African Medical Journal, Vol 88: 329-339.

    30.  Mkize D L. (1998) Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in a South African Black population. South African Medical Journal, Vol 88: 770.

    31.  Mkize D L. (1998) Perspectives of psychiatry amongst Blacks in South Africa. Specialist Medicine, 18-24.

    32.  Mkize L P, Nonkelela N F, Mkize D L. (1998) Prevalence of Depression in a University Student Population. Curationis, September 1998: 32-37.

    33.  Mkize D L, Gijana E W M. (1998) Alcohol Abuse and Dependence among government employees in Umtata, South Africa. SAMJ Conference Proceedings, Vol 88: (9) 12.

    34.  Mkize D L. (1997) Cultural Syndromes. In: (Eds) Allwood C W, Gagiano C A. Handbook of Psychiatry for Primary Care. Oxford University Press, Cape Town, pgs 18-25.

    35.  Mkize D L, Mayekiso TV. (1993) Adolescent attitudes towards family and other issues. Proceedings of the Adolescent and Child Psychiatry Workshop, Pietermaritzburg, 25 March 1993.

    36.  Mkize D L. (1993) DSM-III-R: Its relevance in Transkei. Journal of Adolescent and Child Psychiatry.

    37.  Mkize D L. (1992) Suicide rate in Umtata. In: Suicidal Behaviour 2. Proceedings of the Second Southern African Conference on Suicidology, 28 – 29 February 1992.

    38.  Mkize D L. (1982) General Practice. In: (Eds) Campbell, Seedat and Daynes. Clinical Medicine and Health in Developing Africa.


    Pre-publication

    1. Mkize D L, Mkize L. Depression in mothers following disclosure of child sexual abuse.
    2. Mkize D L, Mashaphu S. HIV seropositivity in first episode psychosis.
    3. Mkize D L. Post Traumatic Stress Disorders in a Psychiatric population.
    4. Mkize D L. Durban Youth Health Risk Behaviour: Part I Prevalence of Risky Behaviour.
    5. Burns, J.K. Psychiatry and HIV-AIDS, 2nd Edition, in: D. Wilson (Ed.): Oxford Handbook of HIV Medicine, Oxford University Press, Cape Town, (In press)
    6. Duncan, J, Burns, J K. A new treatment for opiate dependence: Buprenorphine use in South Africa. Quarterly Journal of Mental Health, (In press)
    7. Mkize D L. Human rights at a mental hospital in KZN. 


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